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. >>> the news edge on virginia, the common health will be home to northrop grumman. they announced they are moving from southern california to northern virginia. john henrehan live with why the company chose virginia. i imagine the pentagon helped out. >> only about a mile and a half from where we are standing. we are not talking about a lot of jobs but very high paying jobs because this is the corporate headquarters of a fortune 100 company. d.c. wanted it, maryland wanted it but northrop grumman is coming to virginia. northrop grumman wants to be closegovernment. it has tens of thousands of workers at the shipyard in newport news and involved in aviation, technical services and information systems. virginia officials put incentive offers on the table. the ceo of the $34 billion a year company explained why virginia won out. >> the proximity and the available real estate played a big role in it but the economies played a big role. that was the incentives put forth by the state and counties as well as the economics of the available real estate. >> reporter: virginia governor bob mc
morning, virginia. heading eastbound, plus five minutes if you are making a trip between 50 and 123. that's congestion. 495 in virginia. finding lanes wide open and incident free from the wilson bridge to the american legion. over to you. >>> at the top of the hour, we focus on campaign 2010 in maryland. and the free state's governor is going for a second term. today martin o'malley will make it official he is running for re-election. he will kick off his campaign this morning in baltimore. governor o'malley and lieutenant governor an anthony brown will visit largo, rockville and war dorff later in the day. >> reporter: polls show eave o'malley with a slight lead over ehrlich. >>> governor o'malley is telling state lawmakers they did a good job trying to lure grum drum to the free state, but the defense contractor is moving its headquarters to virginia instead. new this morning, official word from the company. kristin fisher is live in arlington with the story. >> reporter: good morning, andrea, both virginia and maryland have been courting northrop grumman ever since last january when th
the bill would allow district residents to buy guns and ammunition in maryland and virginia. the bill would also repeal registration requirements. there is a curious line in -- in the 19-page bill that seems to strip the district of columbia of its ability to make any laws related to gun control. we will talk about that tonight. also we are going to ask officials about that and ask about the possible political motivations behind the introduction of the bill right now. so that's a story we are working on. tonight we will have more at 11:00. >> lot going on there. thank you, craig. >>> former tooid d.c. council member jim graham pleaded not guilty to bribery charges today. ted losa is charged with taking cash and services in exchange for pushing laws farable to the taxi cabin industry. prosecutors say that he accepted more than $30,000 along with trips, limo rides, meals. graham denies any wrongdoing and says that he's cooperating with the authorities. law enforcement authorities told "the washington post" graham is not the target of their investigation. >>> welling the deal is done, folks. w
. but overall so far so good. not causing problems. taking it over to virginia. 66 eastbound. we are doing great through manassas, centreville and beyond. beltway in virginia, happy to report the construction at telegraph is gone. and i can't recollect over to you. >>> earlier this year, northrop grumman announced plans to move to our region and now we know the world's fourth largest defense contractor is moving the corporate headquarters to northern virginia. 9 news now reporter kristin fisher is live with more. good morning, kristin. >> good morning. both virginia and maryland have been courting northrop grumman since last january when the company announced it wanted to move to the washington area. the company made its decision. it will be moving its headquarters to one of two locations in northern virginia, it is either at a site out near dulles airport or right here in crystal city where, as we all know already has several defense contractors in the area and of course we can't forget it is practically next door to the pentagon. i want to share with you what the north rom grumman had to say a
are coming to virginia thanks to a deal worked out between the state and a huge defense contractor. governor bob mcdonnell announced the plan for northrup grumman to move its headquarters here. >> reporter: northrup grumman plans to open its new headquarters in the summer of 2011 in arlington or fair view park area, fairfax county, near falls church. exact location will be revealed in about the next 30 days but the big news it was delivered today at a news conference in rosslyn. >> thanks so much. >> just as -- >> reporter: governor mcdonnell presented northrup grumman's ceo p virginia stock to celebrate news one of the world's largest defense contractors would move its corporate head quarters from california to northern virginia. northrup grumman chose virginia after a competition with maryland and the district. >> it was difficult to come down to our final selection. but in that final selection, northern virginia was the winner. >> reporter: economic considerations and available real estate were deciding factors. virginia also offered $12 million and $15 million in incentives to lure the c
. it shows him with a slight lead over bob ehrlich. >>> despite the rough economy, score one for virginia. a major defense contractor is moving its headquarters from california to the commonwealth. kristin fisher has more from arlington on northrop grumman's big move. >> reporter: both virginia and maryland have been courting northrop grumman since last january when the company announced they wanted to move the headquarters from california to the washington area. yesterday the company announced it had made its decision. northrop grumman will be moving to one of two locations in northern virginia. either a site out at dulles airport or right here in crystal city, which is already home to several defense contractors and of course we can't forget that it is practically next door to the pentagon. here's what the ceo and president of northrop grumman had to say about the move on monday. he said -- northrop grumman is one of the largest defense and global security contractors in the world. they do everything from aerospace, electronics, information system and ship buildings and the biggest clie
in the mountains, western maryland, west virginia into the upper 40s. and in southern virginia, in the upper 50s. and over the last 12 hours, we've seen the circulation in the atmosphere that triggered yesterday's storms, pulling off to our north and east. a little drizzle around this morning. and as the day progresses, we'll have the winds picking up. highs reaching the low 60s. and quite a bit of cloudiness, just the slight chance of a sprinkle early this morning and later on in the afternoon. more sun tomorrow, highs mid 60s. and near 80 by friday. how's the traffic, engineer? >>> the drive along i-95 uncomplicated. but as tom had mentioned, some patches of light rain, mist, coming down. so the roads may be a little slick. but out of dumfries and dale city, accident-free. interstate 270, wet pavement this morning. authorities were checking for an accident in the local lanes, 270 southbound between 78 and montrose road. and watch out, it will be slick this morning. >>> well you'll have a chance this evening to pay your respects to the late civil rights pioneer, dorothy height. she's died last
. in virginia, nothing on the camera is spotted. out of springfield to get to tysons, headlights to or the pentagon are good. back to you. >> thank you. >>> wall street reform will get a second look today on capitol hill after the gop dealt democrats a major setback. republicans blocked efforts to begin debate on overhauling the financial regulation system. democrats need 60 votes. they ended up three short. majority leader harry reid is expected to try to call a second vote later today. our top story, all eyes on goldman sachs. deguzman giant is facing accusations that it bet against the american people and turned a profit on the country's economic collapse. -- the investment giant. it's going to capitol hill today and expected to deny investor fraud. >> when the hearing gets underway later today we will expect to hear from the goldman sachs ceo lloyd blankfein. he will start by thanking taxpayers for the bank bailout, noting that goldman has paid back with interest. he could face tough questions from lawmakers. goldman sachs executives could face a grilling on the hill today. >
grumman is moving its headquarters from los angeles to the d.c. area. yesterday they chose virginia over maryland and d.c.. the exact site remains unclear. up to 150 new jobs in our area is what it will mean. >> last month's mass shooting in southeast d.c., police arrested 21-rolled jeffrey best. the police chief says this is the final arrest in the case. best is also charged in the mouth 27 shooting death of jordan howe. -- march 27 shooting. >>> we have exclusive video of the underwear bomber training in yemen. abdulmutallab deshawn firing weapons and should speaking in arabic about his impending attack. -- is shown firing weapons. more beginning at 7:00 this morning on that. >> who says you cannot fight city hall? the district dismissed 70,000 parking tickets in 2009. >> we will head back down south where the cleanup continues to day after the deadly twisters. >> first we will find out if any more severe weather is in the forecast. >> people are assessing damage after the deadly tornadoes that swept through the south. nearly 700 homes were damaged over the weekend in mississippi alone
temperatures, 56-degree in washington. 56 in annapolis. 55 at quantico, virginia. 54 in gaithersburg. salisbury at 55 degrees. our temperatures are quite consistent. forecast if today, couple early morning showers and clouds. then this afternoon -- that is not the right page there. we'll see clearing skies as the day progresses. our high today will be in the low 60s. we'll fix that for you and get that for you shortly. >> good. i think we got better temperatures on the way which will be nice. >> yes, we do. >> i don't know about you but it was a late night and a rough morning because of that the caps loss. >> i stayed to the end. not a good idea. >> you and me both. now, is one and we're done and we have to win this one on wednesday night. on the roads, not looking so bad. as tony said vers he -- he was using the wipers. had an incident on the beltway near st. barnabas road. that has been cleared to the shoulder n virginia, 95 is looking good out of dumfries headed up towards the capital beltway. 66 headed eastbound. no problems to report as you continue in towards 13 making your way out towar
spending for the next three years except for national security. >>> today, the virginia governor will give details about a northrop grumman plane's mission to northern virginia. the new headquarters will be built either in fairfax county near the airport or in crystal city near the pentagon. northrop grumman is moving its headquarters to the washington, d.c., area for los angeles. it should bring about 300 senior level employees to washington, d.c. >>> in maryland, the governor is getting off his reelection campaign. he began a three-day campaign swing today in baltimore. he plans to stop in at largo, waldorf, and in another city later this afternoon. he will go to 11 stops total. he faces former republican governor robert erlich this fall. >>> after a stormy weekend, signs of clearing finally today. the winds are still being out there. brian van de graaf has a look at our first forecast. it was so nice to see the sun. we were ready. >> yes, we work. it was pretty nice after the morning clouds disappeared it. we see another batch of clouds working. another liddell system must swing in done
in the latest poll. >>> northrop grumman is moving corporate headquarters to virginia. it is not certain where in virginia but governor mcdonnell will come to arlington tomorrow to make the announcement. northrop grumman headquarters currently have 300 people. they provide aerospace, electronics information, shipbuilding and technical services. >>> both virginia and maryland are in the top ten rankings of states with mortgage fraud. maryland is sixth in the 2009 rankings while virginia is tenth. compared to last year, maryland is lower but just one spot and virginia rooked up to 24th in 2008. >>> in the news now, crews are racing to seal off an under water oil well that is spilling 42,000-gallons a day in to the gulf of mexico. the well began to leak after it exploded last week. repair crews are trying to use a remote control sub to reach the well head. it could reach the shore in as little as three days. >>> the brother of the late polish president says he will run in the election to replace his twin killed in a plane crash earlier this month. he says he will continue the mission of his broth
in the diplomatic community. roby chavez, fox 5 news. >> also caught on camera a brazen heist in northern virginia. two masked men rush into a wendy's restaurant on old bridge road. one stays up front to act as a look out. the other goes to the back, hits a manager over the head. opens the safe and takes off with cash. prince women county police say it is one of several bold robberies they're investigating. investigators do not think they are connected. >>> also in virginia a homeless man fighting for his life half being burned while sleeping. claims he was set on fire. someone found the victim on william street in fredericksburg and called 911 for help. the man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening burns. so far no arrests. >>> arizona's immigration bill led to a weekend of protests stretching cross country. now it's vandalism. someone used refried beans to draw swastikas over the state capital. the justice department is looking into the legality of the law. as fox 5's tom fitzgerald reports, latinos are worried other states may follow. >> reporter: 88.7 fm, latino listers are making ar
in maryland and virginia. and it would repeal registration requirements. >>> we are following more breaking news this afternoon out of prince george's county at this hour. a school bus in college park snagged on some low-lying power lines and got tangled up in those lines. this is taking place in college park near the intersection of route 1 and guilford road. officials say there were about 40 students onboard heading home from hyattsville middle school. none of the students reportedly had been injured. crews were able to move the bus but the students are remaining onboard the bus until it is safe to get off again. this is happening in college park near the intersection of route 1 and guilford road. >> dicey situation there. >>> to our top story. bret michaels remains in critical condition after suffering a brain hemorrhage. doctors plan further testing to help pinpoint the source of the brain hemorrhage. that's keeping bret michaels in intensive care. >> michaels is a competitor on nbc's "celebrity apprentice." today the creator and star of the show donald trump, add
on a softball field in northern virginia this weekend spoke out for the first time tonight. they remembered his passion for life, his dedication to helping others and his love for the game of softball. craig melvin has our story. >> reporter: this man saw his father-in-law go down. >> his face turned blue and chest turned blue. i knew something was really wrong. >> reporter: 55-year-old george krit crisp died on the softball field. he and his son-in-law talked about dying that way. >> one would be in your sleep. not feel or know anything or, you know, doing something that you love and having it be quick and painless. >> reporter: it probably was. the line drive hit crisp in his throat just below his jaw, rupturing his artery and in seconds blood flooded his brain. >> he is the funniest guy you ever met. it came naturally. he didn't try too hard. >> reporter: gary bartlow remembers when he had to ask permission to marry one of george crisp's daughters. >> he said, of course you can. but he also wanted to make sure i took care of her, just like he did. i promised him i would. >> reporter: besides
. >>> rules to protect the blue crabs in virginia are working so well they may be extended. virginia regulators are considering keeping the catch restrictions. that includes a ban on scooping up hibernating females during the winter. a recent account found more blue crabs in the bay than any other times since 1997. >>> virginia governor bob mcdonnell is responding to the controversy over illegal immigration after the passing of a law in arizona. we caught up with the governor and he shared what he believes would help virginia. >> what i think we need to do is get the federal laws working right. i think the federal government has failed the american people with border security, enforcement issues and there is frustration in virginia about enforcement of the laws and what they need to do is expand lawful immigration. >> governor mcdonnell talked about immigration on his regular appearance on radio. he said he hasn't read the arizona law but as a border state it has different problems than the commonwealth. >>> eric holder announced the government may challenge arizona's new law. he fea
that just say look, we need to take a good look at virginia. >> it really comes down to building sights. so we're working to determine which of those will be the best for us. >> starting from 0 at this point is inconsistent with our timeline. >> the move is planned for summer of 2011. the ceo plans to make that decision on the arlington or fair fax within a few months. >> giving no ground on capitol hill today. despite being grilled by the lawmakers who are accusing the company of being unfair to clients. examining which role they might have played in the financial crisis. and today's hearing is focused on goldman's strategy with certain more of the investments. who still expected them to increase. and that the firm was in a position to make money at those investments declining. for that apparent complex, no apologies. >> the regret to me means something that you feel like you did wrong. and i don't have that. >> they were hoping to use today's hearing to build report for the registration now before the senate. >>> three violent robbers caught on tape. and they are looking for leads. two me
in kensington, alex trevino, 9news now. >> thank you. >>> the ceo held a news conference with virginia governor, bob mcdonald, announcing the company's decision to move its headquarters to northern virginia. >> reporter: the company is still deciding on at least two locations. one of them is here in fairview park, the other is in boston in articlington county. and now articlington counties are already home to the east coast headquarters. that's where today's news conference was held. the ceo would not confirm any specific location that they are considering. but sources say that it is either a boston building under construction on glee road or a building in fairview park. the announcement should be made within a few months to move their plan for summer of 2011. >> can we expect to have a payback in our investment for the short period of time when you have 800 jobs, the average in the neighborhood of about 200,000 that we think is going to bring it there. >> someone just drove by here and said they don't want that. they don't think that this area could handle 40,000 more employees. well, calm dow
bill. >>> virginia is for business. defense contractor northrop grumman will announce today it's coming to virginia. >>> it's opening day for an $8 million park near national stadium. the park is named for a 19-year-old murder victim who during his life worked to clean up the neighborhood. >>> news 4 midday begins right now. >>> good morning and welcome everyone to news 4 midday. it's tuesday, april 27th, 2010. health care reform may now be law, but some people with disabilities say lawmakers overlooked them when they passed the historic legislation. now they're in washington and taking their message to house speaker nancy pelosi. tracee wilkins is live in northwest washington. >> reporter: protesters were right outside of the hilton just a little while ago. they have moved on down connecticut avenue. things are back to normal here. today they were here sending a national message. that being disabled shouldn't equal being institutionalized. their early morning arrival caused some traffic backups downtown as more than 300 disabled protesters made their way up pennsylvania avenue. >> keep
's five-day forecast. >>> new tonight, police released video of a b heist in northern virginia. a fast-food restaurant with customers inside. prisons william county police say they're not the only brazen bandits on the run. wisdom martin has the latest. >> reporter: we're talking about three different crimes and groups of suspects but what makes this so stunning is the fact that they're so aggressive and bold when they're committing these crimes. tonight police are releasing surveillance video of the suspect in action in hopes of getting them off the streets. this is just released surveillance video captured at wendy's on old bridge rode a few months ago around 9:00 just after customers placed their orders, police say two masked men rushed in. >> two suspects came in. one is going to stay at the front counter. and then the other is going to jump over. and take the manager with him to the back room. >> reporter: he struck the manager in the head and forced him to the ground. eventually he forced that same manager to open the safe. took the money, and ran away. >> there is always a poten
grumman picked virginia over maryland as its new home for its global headquarters. in the "washington post" this morning one maryland lawmaker said that the state is more gay-friendly than virginia, trying to lure northrop grumman to our state. northrop wins awards for gay rights. virginia is about to land thousands of jobs. >>> 6:53. the u.s. supreme court announced yesterday it will hear arguments on whether states have the power to regulate violent video games. back in 2005 california law prohibiting the sale or rental of such games to minors never took effect because the industry immediately challenged its constitutionality, after winning two rounds from the lower courts. the entertainment software association is confident the highest court will side with them as well. >> it should be treated just like movies, music, books and other forms of media. that there's a first amendment constitutional protection to the great games that are made by our industry. >> the parents should be responsible for what their kids have especially when it's violent or anything other than pg-13. >> the gaming
virginia as its new home for the global headquarters. virginia's deal evidently was the best on the table. in "the washington post" one maryland lawmaker says the state is more gay-friendly than virginia but grumman of course has won national awards for gay rights. still not clear whether northrop is going to land in arlington or fairfax but the state is about to land thousands of jobs. >>> a 5:03. if you're looking for work and you're an educator baltimore county schools may be the right place to be for you. sherrie johnson live in timonium with more on a job fair to recruit teachers. >> reporter: good morning. we're here live at the state fairgrounds in timonium where this place is going to be all abuzz with people later this afternoon. this is all a part of the teacher expo and job fair to recruit teachers to baltimore county schools. unlike other school systems around the country who reduced positions baltimore county schools expect to hire nearly 700 new educators. you don't have to register in advance. teachers need to bring copies of resumes here. administrators and faculty repres
is accused of unethical practices and it will cost them big. >> what will northrop grumman's move to virginia mean for that area? >> there are all kinds of weather changes this week. there will be frost tonight. i will tell you about the >> the drug company astrazeneca has agreed to pay $25 million for bad practices. the attorney general says they billed medicare and medicaid billions of dollars. they denied the allegations. they say that they agreed to the settlement so that they could just move on. some senators want to reconsider -- want facebook to reconsider some of their privacy policies. changes were announced last week that would make a third party folks to access information. >> for made $2 billion in the first quarter this year. last year, they had lost $1 billion by this time. >> he spent 20 years in an american prison. now man well noriega is facing more jail time. -- now manuel noriega's facing more jail time. today, he arrived in paris to face a judge with the risk -- with a request to send it back to panama. his request was denied. >> there will be a major drop in temperatures
unidos de arlandria, virginia.. los caminantes del sendero del sueno, llegan a la region tras un viaje de 4-meses ...los estudiantes han llegado a la capital para exigir la legalizacion de millones de inmigrantes y el alto a las deportaciones de estudiantes indocumentados.. esta llegada se produce mientras existe indignacion por la aprobacion de una ley anti inmigrante en arizona..fernando pizarro nos amplia la informacion.....j felipe llevan 100 dias caminando 1.500 millas desde miami para llegar a la casa blanca, y pedir que se detengan las deportaciones de estudiantes indocumentados como ellos y de otros estudiantes. la casa blanca nos ofrecio 1 cita con la asesora del presidente, valerie jarret, y no por ofender a nadie, nosotros rechazamos la cita simplemente porque caminanos 1500 millas para hablar con el presidente. el presidnete tiene el poder para con una firma parar todas las deportaciones de los estudiantes"ahora en vl final del largo recorrido, dicen que el sufrimiento emocional de escuchar testimonios ha sido mas fuerte que el fisico. "es mas di
contractor. they are moving their headquarters to northern virginia. the corporation ceo appeared with them today to make the big announcement. joining us live from falls church with the details. >> reporter: well, i'm here in fairview park, because this is one of the locations that sources tell us one of two locations, being considered at least two. there is still a mystery about this. they have about 30,000 employees in virginia. and moving to and from their headquarters, only bringing about 300 jobs. it's not so much about jobs but about the mite and the influence that this company will bring. >> this is a very exciting step for our company. and we're looking forward to being a part of this community. >> reporter: at a news conference at the company's offices, the ceo thanked all three jurisdictions. the dc maryland and virginia for the energetic competition for the company's headquarters. >> so we didn't make it easy. but the governor and his team stepped right up to all the challenges that we have put forward. >> reporter: governor bob mcdonald was able to offer them about $12 million
virginia a big business shots. maryland and d.c. had been in the running for a new he had quarters. >>> the president has a busy schedule today. he's focusing on the economy. this morning the president meets with the bipartisan commission charged with finding ways to stop the ballooning national dead. when he travels to the midwest, the first stop on the tour is a town hall meeting in iowa, taking place tonight. >>> a judge in north carolina said jozef mcveigh can post bond. his friends said he is not a danger. it is just a ham -- he is just a ram radio and police buff. police were suspicious in the airport in asheville. mcveigh could be released as soon as today. >>> the man who shot ronald reagan may be released soon. hingely shot reagan in 1981, he said, to get the attention of actress jody foster. he's spent the last 29 years of saint elizabeths. he's allowed visits to his mother's home and no word on how soon he could be released. >>> >>> the district is remembering dr. dorothy height. there will be a public viewing today and we now have new information regarding the funeral s
meeting tonight. >>> there is an expected economic boost for virginia defense contractor north roll grumman moving its court headquarters to the commonwealth. they currently employ 300 people at its corporate headquarters in los angeles. >>> as we look at some other top sisterries this morning, dose police arrested another suspect in last month's drive- by shooting that left four people dead. jeffrey best is the fifth person arrested. d.c. police chief kathy lanier says this will be the last arrest. all five people face murder charges. a 14-year-old who was originally accused of being the getaway driver has been cleared of any connection with the case. >>> investigators now know how an escaped prisoner got out of his handcuffs actually union official said terrence moore heard about the key from other inmates who knew it was hidden behind a pay phone. it took 11 hours to recapture moore. >>> metro workers will join a national row test on the hill today. thousands of transit workers from around the world will push lawmaker to allocate more money for america's mass transit systems. the
popped up just south of d.c. over eastern virginia. a few wind reports in florida, and also a couple strong storms just outside of houston. so it was a lot calmer severe weatherwise yesterday. a couple areas of storms and some showers in new england. a little area of rain here over illinois, heading for kentucky, and some isolated storms there over areas of just into louisiana, right on the border there of texas. here's that area of rain. this is probably the worst of it this morning. this isn't that bad. just some steady rain heading for louisville this morning, owensboro, and possibly around lexington, eventually. so the forecast today, a little gloomy in new england. especially from rhode island and boston northward up into northern new england where they could even see snow. but overall, it's not a bad-looking tuesday. temperatures a little bit on the cool side in chicago. that's a look at your tuesday forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. you notice there's nothing too dramatic during the day today. the next severe weather threat will come into the midd
of virginia and competition for the new headquarters of the major defense contractor north grummon. it plans to relocate headquarters from los angeles to northern virginia. governor o'malley said it is a vic free the entire greater washington area. but former governor ehrlich running against o'malley this year said it shows o'malley knows little about attracting business to the state. >> meantime governor o'malley kicks off the reelection campaign tomorrow with a three day, moving maryland forward tour. first stop is fell's point in baltimore. then make stops in 10 others places. columbia, aberdine, catonsville and aberdine. >> man that made a living investigating politicians. talked to us about retirement. prosecutor robert rohrbaugh spent time reflecting on shiela dixon trial. despite the criticism he faced, he believes it was a strong case. and he also had this to say on what he thinks led to sheila dixon's downfall. >> pure agreed. you look at it from congress, to local politics, and it is agreed. to this date, ms. dixon has never explained to the public what that cash was doing in her b
virginia. the company is already one of d.c.'s largest employer with more than 21,000 workers. maryland, d.c. and virginia has been vying to make a home for that company. >> you should soon see more selection the next time you check out of those red box movie rental key can i oskses. >> ford recall. which models still ahead. >> it was a deserving guilty verdict. >> and before he steps away from the state prosecutor's office, robert rohrbaugh talks about the trial he will perhaps be most remembered for, that of mayor sheila dixon. >> a restaurant had a guest dinner tonight. why this event is particularly timely. >> the rain continues to fall in areas tonight, and we will track those showers on doppler. plus the insta-weather plus seven-day forecast which shows a drying trend and a warm up. right now, temperatures in the 50's, the winds calm and the >> well, immigration continues to be the talk of the town in our nation's capital. a fundraiser was held for the immigration outreach center. they have helped about 5,000 immigrant families adjust to their new culture over the past decade. >> we
at the regional satellite. you can see there are still thundershowers, and thunderstorms toward virginia beach extending to the eastern shore of virginia but maryland just about all clear now. other than cloud cover. gusty winds all day long. gusting over 30 miles per hour. at times, now we're seeing gusts at the top of the hour around 22 to 25 miles per hour. and temperaturewise upper 50s but believe me these are going to be dropping quickly overnight. down through the 50s, eventually into the 40s. then into the 30s. so it's going to be a chilly start tomorrow morning. i know, you're probably ready to say goodbye to late-season cold fronts. believe me, a big warm-up on the way this week. we'll talk about it coming up. >>> tonight, chilling new video of the alleged underwear bomber, the arcadia shores terrorist charged with trying to blow up a plane over detroit christmas day. federal authorities say the tape shows him preparing for the deadly mission. the men in the training camp are believed to be in yemen. he left yemen in december for the christmas day suicide mission. >> what the governme
contractor northrop grumman is moving its headquarters to virginia along with more jobs. the company's ceo is considering two locations in the commonwealth. maryland and d.c. had been in the running. the company is currently based in los angeles and we should learn more details during a news conference scheduled for later today. >>> republicans blocked financial reform from moving forward in the senate last night. the vote was 57-41 with only one democrat, nebraska's ben nelson voting with the republicans and harry reid switched his vote to no so he can bring the act up for a vote today. >>> as communities across the south and to the midwest try to pick up the pieces of their lives after the deadly twisters, state leaders say they will look to the white house for help. the storms killed 12 people in the south. >>> in sports, the capitals will need a game seven to reach the next round of the eastern conference playoffs. the caps lost to the montreal caned a yeps last night 4-1. game seven tomorrow night at washington. >>> there is good news on the housing fronted. sales rose last night mark
in a massive explosion at the upper big branch mine in west virginia. this incident was the worst u.s. coal mining disaster in 40 years. and finally, mr. speaker, today our thoughts and prayers remain with the friends and family of those 11 miners who went missing after an explosion last week at the deep water horizon oil rig in the gulf of mexico. 17 workers were also injured and we wish for their speedy recovery. too many workers in this nation are subjected to dangerous conditions at work and have sacrificed their lives and health as a result. everyone is entitled to a safe and healthy workplace. every family deserves to know that when they send their loved one off to work that loved one will come home that evening. mr. speaker, with this resolution we remember and we honor all of these fallen workers and we redouble our commitment to make our nation's workplaces safe and healthy for all workers. i thank representative johnson for introducing this resolution, eddie bernice johnson from texas, and i urge my colleagues to support this bill. with that i reserve the balance of my time. the s
this will roll east and our governor is having conversations about how to do something like this in virginia. >> the law that takes full effect in aug would mean that people could be asked, regardless of what they are doing, their status or to show papers they are legally in the united states. have i got the bullet points right? >> that's the basic -- and the responsibility of the police to enforce that and it leaves subjective things in the hands of the police. how do you decide who looks like an undocumented immigrant and who doesn't. doesn't. >> and that is based on how someone looks. >> it is the discretion of the officer. >> and you talked about it rolling east and we are in arizona. it seems far away, but if you are watching these events, it might be closer than you think. tell us the fear of this happening here. is that real? >> we can look at three places where pieces of this have happened here in northern virginia. culpeper, prince george's and lindon. there has been an anti- immigrant hysteria and its had a devastating effect in terms of being welcoming to immigrants and had econom
safety today in the wake of the deadly explosion in west virginia. congress is going to decide whether safety laws need to be strengthened. noticeably absent today, anyone from massey energy, the company that owns the upper big branch mine where 29d miners were killed. well, that huge oil leak from the deadly explosion off an off-shore oil rig covers a whopping 1800 square miles. take a look at this photo from nasa. and you can see the oil spreading through the gulf of mexico. crews are using robotic subs trying to cut off an estimated 42,000 gallons escaping below the surface per day. communities picking up the pieces after more than 50 tornadoes tore across the country this weekend. check out this amateur video of a tornado in yazoo city, mississippi. cleanup under way there after 17 counties affected. close to 1,000 homes destroyed by the homes. volunteers across the state and alabama helping with recovery efforts and debris removal. a new york family is opening up about their heartbreak after their son is killed in afghanistan. army ranger jason santora was killed friday as he hero
in west virginia, the worst coal mining disaster in the u.s. in 40 years, a hearing will be held. >>> this morning president obama meets with members with a group of ways to look to reduce the federal deficit. he hopes to forge a bipartisan consensus on ways to improve america's fiscal health. >>> a federal appeals court has ruled a class action lawsuit against walmart can go forward. the lawsuit covers more than 1 million employees and accuses the company of discriminating in the way it pays female workers. >>> overseas markets are mostly lower this morning. cnbc's trish regan is at the new york stock exchange. what's the focus today? >> well, comes right back to goldman sachs. every eye on the street is going to be on this investment bank today watching these hearings. it is not just goldman that's in focus here but the entire financial sector. we'll have to watch those stocks very carefully. the concern right here on wall street is if we do start to see significant financial reform -- and there is political pressure mounting to that -- no doubt, what will that mean for bank ea
, coming up. >>> defense contractor northrop grumman chose virginia over maryland for its new corporate headquarters. maryland and dc competed for the headquarters. the company will relocate from l.a. ploys about 300 people at its headquarters but those jobs are mostly executive positions. they provide aerospace electronics, information systems and technical services and employs about 120,000 people overall. >>> good news for sports clothing giant underarmor. it's first quarter revenues jumped 80%. quarterly revenue for baltimore-based company jumped. they credit strong apparel sales for the increase. >>> after allegations they cheated investors goldman sachs executives are answering tough questions today. at a hearing this morning lawmakers accused corporate executives of being greedy at the expense of taxpayers. goldman is already facing charges that it misled clients by selling them mortgage investments secretly designed to fail. the ceo lloyd blankfein denied it but lawmakers just weren't buying it. >> goldman repeatedly put its own interests and profits ahead of the interests of it
of 29 miners in west virginia, the worst coal mining disaster in the u.s. in 40 years. >>> arizona's tough new immigration law sparked more backlash on monday including new protests and calls for boycotting the state. the law directs police to question people about their immigration status if there is any reason to suspect they may be in the u.s. illegally. mexico's president has also weighed in warning that the law could harm u.s.-mexican relations. >>> a federal appeals court has ruled a class action lawsuit against walmart will be allowed to go forward covering more than 1 million employees that accuse the company of discriminating in the way it pays female workers. >>> police in cancun, mexico are signaling they may be closing in on the arrest in a high-profile murder case. nbc's miguel almaguer is in cancun with more on this story. miguel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. closure won't come to the victim's family until this case is resolved, but they're now one step closer. the sisters arrived at the state attorney general's office in cancun monday leaving with the nec
headquarters from los angeles to the east coast and today we know it is choosing between two sites in virginia. the contractor provides aerospace, electronics and shipbuilding services that employs 120,000 people. >>> beautiful day today. live look outside right now. blue skys and clouds moved back in. wait until you see the forecast for the days to come. we are live with complete first warning coverage for you, marty bass in the outback, and burn bernadette woods woods live if the weather center. >> five day later in the show. here is a preview, what we are dealing with is no rain. it is all moved out of the picture. what we have been dealing is now up over new england there is this storm passing by just to our southwest. we will get some clouds as we head through the afternoon. show you on the satellite radar t rain around through the overnight in to the early morning hours, but in the last couple of hours that's got ant of here, clouds mixing with sunshine. west there are clouds associated with the second storm. we will see some of that as we head through the afternoon. over the next few da
pressure been sitting over west virginia this afternoon. moving across the region tonight. slowly taking the clouds. behind it some dry air. in the morning possibly some left over showers, and then by afternoon i do expect to see the sunshine coming back out. it's going to be a little breezy tomorrow because of a low pressure moving off shore and that combined with an area of high pressure. it will be alt a little bit on the chilly side. eventually mild air coming in here, that will be on thursday and friday, some nicer conditions by the end of the week. as it ends up a gust maybe as high as 20. still some left over showers. some areas drizzle and some fog. 50 degrees by morning, 63 morning shower and then some breezy skies in the afternoon. 63 on wednesday. 39 tomorrow night. 40 wednesday night. close to 70, 80, sunshine for the ends of the week. summer returns this weekend. >>> thank you, bob. coming up the yankees are coming to town. >>> mark has more coming up ,,,, the kincaids live here. across the street, the padillas. ben and his family live here, too. ben's a re/max agent, and he
virginia beach through the carolinas as we head through tomorrow but that is going to be a southern storm system just missing us. however, things aren't all clear for the next two days into the weekend though it does get better. we do clear out as we head through this evening which means the yankees and orioles should get off without a hitch. as we head through tomorrow morning dry start. look at the clouds try to build midday. this is the influence of the cool air coming off the great lakes, the leftover moisture ground and april sunshine building back up cloud cover, we won't stay clear for tomorrow, holding temperatures below normal in the mid-60s. we feeble get high pressure in control, that means sunny thursday and friday. we'll build in more moisture and maybe typical spring showers over the weekend but by then summerlike heat building back in. 62, below normal and early morning drizzle and fog give way to clearing. again, some breaks of sun this afternoon. for tonight we'll clear back out and cool down to 40 where there could be patchy fog towards daybreak. tomorrow look for a high
, the total of seven countys in virginia activated their secure communities program. among them fairfax and arlington and lauden and prince william and 145 cities and counties participate nationwide and live from the room, abc7. >> and thanks a lot, and new at 11:00, an exclusive never before seen video of the underwear bomber. this was broadcast in abc world news. and it showed it man training with al qaeda in yemen and it also shows him reading from the koran and saying in his words, god said those who punish you must be punished. >> an intelligence official says he believes it is him in the video. it is not cheer where the video was made. >> president obama has ordered flags to be flown at half staff on thursday in honor of civil rights activist dr. hite, that's the same day as her funeral. 700 tickets will be made available to the punl and anyone wishing to attend should arrive by 7:00 a.m. to form a looping along wisconsin avenue south of the entrance toward massachusetts avenue. dr. cosby and maya anglo are expected to be there to participate in the service. >> and new at 11:00, t
little doings of rain down in northern virginia, western suburbs of dc. another cell north of hagerstown that works across parts of central maryland over the next hour or so. but nonetheless, all wrapping around an area of low pressure that is starting to breakdown a bit. over the mountains. we will continue to see this area of low pressure that, will continue to wrap in the chance for a thunderstorm overnight tonight. but this will start to move off. and leave us with clearing. 56 degrees in baltimore. 57 in d.c. looking at cooler temperatures bang west. but we will see a better day tomorrow. showers end wing sunshine making the way way and nice warm up ahead. details on the seven day coming up. >> all right vytas. you can be in charge of your own personalized forecast. i-radar is available at use the interactive tools to track storms down to your street. go to >> a pill that actually makes men hang in there longer. but it is going to cost you. >> wouldn't there come a point in time that you would be suspicious. >> collecting paychecks behind
that one particular group charged with attacking ships off the coast of africa was transported to virginia for trial. we just didn't get a chance to see all of the coverage of their arrival. >> happening today, 11 suspected pirates are in the courtroom in norfolk virginia. the suspected pirates are accused of attacking u.s. naval ships near somalia. >> bret: too easy. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that is it for this "special report." fair, balanced, and unafraid.
, the chairman outside, that i spent much of the last week at a mine disaster in a rural part of west virginia. amongst all of the horrible things that come out after experience like that, one of the most disturbing was the fact that not one person there, the rescue people trying to get inside mine officials, miners families, most importantly, trying to call people in detroit or akron or wherever they might be, couldn't do that. there is no cell phone service in that part of the state. and it is not the most rural part of the state. that made me angry. putting ideas on paper is just not enough. just seeking comment on a slew of issues is not enough. to me, 10 years after 9/11, it is action that counts. let me tell you why. in west virginia, one in five households lack access to broadband service. as this plan notes,ly 71% of the state's population has access to 3g wireless service. every day that goes by, communities without broadband in west virginia and every state in the country, and no state doesn't have remote, rural parts to it, risks falling father behind. in this new century, broadband
. meantime, northrop grumman is moving its headquarters, relocating to the virginia suburbs california. company is said to want to be closer. bob mcdonnell will make an announcement on that today. >>> general motors reportedly choosing its engine plant outside buffalo, new york, to build a new v-8 engine. that news conference is planned today. they will be announcing a $400 million investment for a next generation engine and the venture is expected to create or retain more than 700 jobs. >>> the president's commission on national fiscal responsibility on reform will meet this morning. joining us is a member of the special commission, also a member of the budget and finance committees and, jeb, thank you forp joining us this morning. what are you expecting in this meeting? >> well, that's a good question. like i approach most things in washington, i go in with high hopes and low expectations. high hopes, we have a very serious spending crisis that ultimately our spending is unsustainable and we are going to have lower per capita gdp if we don't do something about it. some of these commi
else. a new law will require virginia schools to teach gun safety rules to elementary students and as you might expect, this has got folks fired up! meet eddie eagle, the nra's mascot and he'll offer his thoughts on gun safety to schoolkids. is this a job for the school system? that is our fair and balanced debate, laurie haas is a parent whose daughter is a survivor of the virginia tech massacre in 200 7 and is a spokesperson for the virginia center for public safety and alexa frist is a spokeswoman for the nra, welcome, ladies, good to have you with us today. laura, let me address this first, one might think given your daughter's experience you would want kids to learn as much as they could, about being safe with guns, and that even school might be a good place for that. why not? >> i don't think schools are a good place for that at all. i think it is a parental choice, and, schools have no business, being in the firearm safety education business, and, mandating new curriculum to the state board of education, while simultaneously pulling funding is unacceptable. virginia's le
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